Education: ISTE Conference

Connected Learning. Connected World.

June 13, 2014

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The littleBits Education team is going to Atlanta! Join us at the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) Conference June 28-July 1st for hands-on demos and workshops demonstrating how littleBits are the easiest, most extensive way for students to learn and make with electronics. We’re also very excited to have Ginger Butcher and Tim Hammill with us to share their expertise and experiences using littleBits in outreach activities and professional development.

Calling All Volunteers!

If you are an educator or littleBits enthusiast in the Atlanta area, now’s your chance to volunteer with our team! Fill out your information on this form and we’ll be in touch with you soon.

 

Where to Find littleBits at ISTE:

Mobile MegaShare

Check your “Maker Kits” for a special littleBits discount code at this pre-conference event.

Date: Friday, June 27th

Time: 2-6pm

 

Invent to Learn Workshop

“Join Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager for an energizing day of “hard fun” as we invent, tinker, and learn how to incorporate hands-on project-based learning in the classroom. Participants will engage in a variety of projects using modern tools and technology – the perfect way to get ready for ISTE.”

Date: Saturday, June 28th

Time: 9am-3pm

Location: Hudson Grill Midtown 942 Peachtree Street NE (map)

Price: $95 includes 6 hour workshop, continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks!

Register Here!

 

littleBits Booth in the Expo Hall

Visit Booth #3649 to see our latest education collections, explore interactive projects and have all your questions answered by our Education Team. No matter what age group or type of educational program you are running– we have a little something for everyone! We’ll also be unveiling a yet to be released complement to the Arduino system, you’ll have to stop by to check it out. Be sure to drop your business card at the table for a chance to a FREE Student Set!

Sunday, June 29, 9:30 am–5:30 pm

Monday, June 30, 9:30 am–5 pm

Tuesday, July 1, 9:30 am–2:30 pm

 

STEAM Workshop

In our littleBits team lead session, “Exploring Earth and Space Science: Hands on littleBits STEAM Activities,” we’ll be covering open-exploration with littleBits, classroom-accessible science activities and a space project build. This is the perfect opportunity to try out the modules, explore the Space Kit and see how you can integrate electronics and making into your educational programs. A not to be missed workshop!

Date: Monday June 30

Time: 530-7pm

Location: GWCC A311/312

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